Dynamic Range -- what it is, what it's good for, and how much you 'need'

Started Oct 17, 2011 | Discussions thread
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In reply to Nemianiu Skqergl, Oct 17, 2011

Nemianiu Skqergl wrote:

I imagine that, at best, the DR will be the same, but likely still a little less -- that Sony Exmor sensor is rather amazing, and, so far as I know, Sony isn't making it in FF size.

http://nikonrumors.com/2011/10/03/the-name-will-be-nikon-d800-the-sensor-will-be-36mp-99-probability.aspx/
16 x 2.25 = 36

That would be a thing, wouldn't it? Man, how I'd love to have that sensor!

In any event, contrary to "common wisdom", DR is not a function of sensor size (or pixel size).

still, jim might be thinking of replacing his d3

I don't think he would be able to afford it after he bought the rumored D800 and "necessary" lenses for me.

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